Meridian – “Truth” This video is interesting. Before I saw the quote at the end, it made me think of how the introduction of an alien or new tool or culture can change another society, and the benefits and/or dangers of that introduction. Some of the clips are from a South African film, The Gods […]Read More Otherworldly Videos: Meridian’s “Truth”
Popular culture is filled with worlds of wizards, witches and mystic superhero characters likes that of Harry Potter. But while audiences are excited by the fantasy of those worlds, real life communities of witches either go unnoticed or are demonized as satanic. And even in the fiction, rarely do we get a super-witch character who […]Read More Modern Griots Reviews: Séan L. Young’s The Mystical Gathering Series
As a writer and entrepreneur, De’ Kridge tells of his inspiring and triumphant story that has led to the formation of his own spiritual mythology and language through his project, “The Power In M!O!R!E!.” Read his story below in my interview with him (Note: read carefully, it may be a lot to take in): 1) […]Read More Modern Griots Interviews: De’ Kridge and The Power In M!O!R!E!
The legend of Mami Wata is one that has traveled from the shores of different countries in Africa to the shores of shores of the different countries all over the world in which the African diapsora lives. The media production company 37th State has produced a short documentary and short film that explores the figures […]Read More Otherworldly Videos: Mami Wata Films (Lady in the Water/Nkiru)
What are the spiritual and physical consequences of us not studying the spiritual and magic systems of the African Diaspora in depth? This is one question amongst several explored in the British documentary film, Ancestral Voices: Esoteric African Knowledge. Premiering in New York City last Saturday at the New York African Diaspora International Film Festival, […]Read More Modern Griots Review: Ancestral Voices